Betsy Ross

Betsy Ross
noun
American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
Syn: ↑Ross, ↑Betsy Griscom Ross
Instance Hypernyms: ↑dressmaker, ↑modiste, ↑needlewoman, ↑seamstress, ↑sempstress

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Betsy Ross [Betsy Ross]
(1752–1836) the ↑Philadelphia woman who, according to tradition, sewed the first US flag in 1776. No evidence for this exists, but she did sew early flags. George ↑Washington designed the first flag, which had a circle of stars.

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